community school

noun

: a school that seeks to integrate children into the community by selected activities other than academic and at the same time serves as a community center for recreation and adult education

Word History

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of community school was in 1847

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“Community school.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/community%20school. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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